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Daines Barrington (1727/88–1800) by Charles Knight, 1795 (after Joseph Slater, 1770) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Barrington, Daines (1727/8–1800), judge, antiquary, and naturalist, was born at Becket in the parish of Shrivenham in Berkshire, the fourth son and fourth of nine children of John Shute Barrington, first Viscount Barrington (1678–1734), barrister and politician, and his wife, Anne (d...

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Manwood, Sir Peter (1571–1625), judge and antiquary, was born at Hackington, Kent, the eldest son of Sir Roger Manwood (1524/5–1592), a judge, and his first wife, Dorothy (d. 1575), daughter of John Theobald, of Seal. His younger brothers John and Thomas died childless, while his two sisters married into the county's judicial élite: ...

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Tate, Francis (1560–1616), judge and antiquary, was born at Gayton, the eldest son of Bartholomew Tate (d. 1601) of Delapré, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Dorothy, daughter of Francis Tanfield of Gayton. He was raised with two brothers and four sisters at nearby ...